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Referencing - BU Harvard: Standards and Patents

Referencing Standards and Patents

Instructions how to reference standards and patents

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Referencing standards: details, order and format

Referencing standards

Instructions for referencing a standard

Example standard

Citing in the main text of your work

  • e.g. According to official guidelines on bibliographic references and citations (British Standards Institution 2010)...

Referencing in list at the end of your work

Organisation, Year. Standard number and title [online] (if applicable). Place of publication: Publisher.

  • e.g. British Standards Institution, 2010. BS ISO 690:2010 Information and documentation – Guidelines for bibliographic references and citations to information resources [online]. London: British Standards Institution Group.

Referencing a patent: details, order and format

Referencing a patent
Instructions for referencing a patent

 

print patent

Citing in the main text of your work

  • e.g. New research on ring pulls (Mavin and Stevenson 2007) indicates...

Referencing in list at the end of your work

Originator/s (name of applicant/s)., Year. Title of patent [online] (if applicable). Series number and designation which may include full date.

  • e.g. Mavin, G. and Stevenson, T., (Portola Packaging Limited), 2007. Container closure in combination with a ring pull insert . UK patent application 2428669 A. 7 February 2007.